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    27 Useful Things To Get Yourself If You Have An Extra 25 Bucks

    The best gifts you give are the ones you give yourself.

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    1. This non-slip foot scrubbing brush that suctions right to the floor of your tub, so you can exfoliate your feet every time you shower.

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    The bristles are soft enough to not irritate your skin, but firm enough to clean your feet thoroughly. This will help maintain good foot health and hygiene in the long run.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.90.

    2. An infuser water bottle that will encourage you to drink more water by letting you customize the taste. Just put a fruit or veggie of choice into the infusing vessel, and enjoy a drink you didn't have to pay $3 for."

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    The bottle is BPA-free and built to be shatter-resistant.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    3. An acrylic organizer for your makeup and skin care products, so your stuff isn't just wildly tumbling around in a big drawer.

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    The drawers can be detached from the vertical storage on the top, so you're really getting a two-for-one here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    4. A nifty little strainer that'll catch all the hair in your bathtub for easy removal. Say goodbye to pulling out a long, gross, and gunky hair monster out of the depths of your drain!

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    The TubShroom works on collecting hair any length (even pet hair). Check out this full review on it by our writer Sarah Aspler.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in six colours, and a twin-pack option).

    5. A pair of multipurpose bristled silicone gloves that'll make your life a lot easier. Whether it's dishwashing, car-cleaning, or removing pet hair from your sofa, these work wonders!

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    They're dishwasher safe, heat resistant, and super durable. Plus, you can return them for a full refund in 30 days if you don't like them.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $7.59+ (available in three colours).

    6. A comfy belted pencil dress that'll have you looking chic and professional at work (AND IT HAS POCKETS).

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    Get one on Amazon Canada for $24.32+ (available in two sleeve length options, 24 colours, and sizes 4-18).

    7. Or a casual T-shirt dress that's soft enough to lounge in, but cute enough to hit the town in.

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    Get one on Amazon Canada for $24.32+ (available in four solid colours, one black-and-white pattern, and sizes 4-18).

    8. A set of Korean sheet masks with different essences for all your skin needs. Elasticity, moisture, revitalization, smoothness, whatever — they have everything covered.

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    Users said they made their skin glow.

    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon Canada for $19.20.

    9. A stainless steel kitchen scale so you don't give up on a recipe when it calls for "two grams of nutmeg" and you have no idea what that is in teaspoons

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    The scale allows you to subtract the weight of the container you're measuring in.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.24.

    10. A leak-proof and microwave-safe lunchbox for adults that'll make you actually want to meal prep.

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    It's also freezer and dishwasher safe, and includes flatware.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $11.35+ (available in five colours).

    11. A pair of stylish open-toed elastic strap sandals that have memory foam insoles for maximum comfort.

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    Users love how comfortable and summer-appropriate these are.

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $20.51+ (available in eight colours, and sizes 6-11M).

    12. A double-sided eyeliner pen that lets you stamp on a wing with one end, and line your eyes with the other. No more spending 30 minutes aggressively taking off and reapplying eyeliner because those wings are uneven or wonky!

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    It's highly pigmented, matte, smudge proof, and vegan friendly! Users are ELATED to finally have matching liner wings.

    Get a pack of two for $17.99 (available in wing lengths 8mm and 10mm).

    13. A culinary butane torch so you can give your food that mouth-watering charred look and flavour. This works super well for caramelizing desserts and searing meats and veggies.

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    The flame is adjustable, and the fuel tank can be refilled. Time to finally make that fancy-shmancy crème brûlée.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $20.99 (available in silver and white).

    14. A shampooing tool that'll massage your scalp without breaking your hair at the roots, and make you use less shampoo (speaking from personal experience)!

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    I know it looks spiky, but I have it and it's super gentle on the scalp.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.45 (available in two colours, and three multipacks).

    15. Some super-cute furry friend socks if you're a dog or cat parent, or just generally crazy about cats or dogs. Look at the dogs peeking at the heel; I'm going to cry.

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    Get five pairs on Amazon Canada for $16.99+ (available in eight designs).

    16. This mountable reminder that'll help you make sure you've fed your dog. It works as a fridge magnet, and can also stick to your wall or door with its self-adhesive back.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.95. Also available in "Did You Medicate The Dog?" and "Did You Feed The Cat?"

    17. A shaving apron that sticks to your mirror or tiles, and prevents your bathroom sink from become a gross, hairy mess.

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    If you gift this to your boyfriend, it's really a gift to yourself.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    18. A bathtub caddy tray that'll securely hold your Kindle, book, or laptop so you can do it all while relaxing in the bath. It has two cupholders and one special wineglass holder to keep your beverages in place.

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    It can be extended to fit most bathtubs.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    19. A cutlery washing tool that'll make getting the grime off your spoons, forks, and knives not only easier, but safer. The bristles are sturdy, and the curved design will keep your fingers protected.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99 (available in green and grey).

    20. This life-changing six-outlet wall surge protector that's just perfect if you have too many things to plug in and only one wall outlet. Phone chargers, laptop chargers, lamps, fragrance plugs — everything can be plugged in neatly in one corner. It even comes with two USB ports, so you don't need an extra charging plug for your phone.

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    It's one of my personal favourite purchases.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    21. A Belgian waffle maker so you don't have an excuse to skip breakfast or blow money on brunch. It's non-stick for easy cleanup, and has an auto shut-off feature to prevent heat-related accidents.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.97.

    22. Some delicious fall-appropriate lip balm that isn't only flavoured for the season, but also protects you against the chapped lips it brings.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.99+ (available in three flavours, and two sets).

    23. A handheld electric frother to give you the creamiest warm beverages ever. It makes any ordinary cappuccino taste and look like cafe quality.

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    All you need to do is press one button!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.97.

    24. A cellphone holder with a very powerful magnet that allows your phone to be mounted in your car (or anywhere really) without the fear of it slipping down. Even on a rugged road, your phone will remain securely held in place.

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    Get a set of two on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    25. A rocking garlic crusher that will do all the work for you. No more mincing, chopping, and getting your fingers all sticky and smelly.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    26. A sturdy and adjustable universal tripod for your phone, digital camera, or GoPro. It can be propped up firmly on any surface without slipping, and comes with a wireless Bluetooth remote to control filming.

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    It's a bestseller for a reason.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.98.

    27. And lastly, a bunch of microfibre cleaning cloths, so you can clean your glasses anywhere. Let's be honest and admit that the bottom of your T-shirt never get the job done.

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    Get a set of 12 from Amazon Canada for $10.49.

    Me @ myself right now:

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